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NOTICE TO THE MARKET

SHARE CONVERSION

Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul S.A. (Banrisul), considering the option to convert its class A preferred (PNA) shares into common (ON) shares or class B preferred (PNB) shares issued by the Company, hereby notifies, for knowledge and disclosure, that, after conversion of 2,800 (two thousand and eight hundred) class A preferred shares into class B preferred shares, the Company’s capital stock was altered, as shown below:

Capital Stock on the date of last modification, 12/30/2009

Common Shares:

205,043,374

Class A Preferred Shares:

3,846,592

Class B Preferred Shares:

200,084,511

Total

408,974,477

Capital Stock after Conversions on 01/12/2010

Common Shares:

205,043,374

Class A Preferred Shares:

3,843,792

Class B Preferred Shares:

200,087,311

Total

408,974,477

Ricardo Richiniti Hingel
CFO and Investor Relations Officer
Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul S.A. – Banrisul

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